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Seafood Processor Faces Potential $1.5 Million Fine in Worker’s Death

Bumble Bee Foods and two of its employees were hit with criminal charges Monday stemming from the 2012 death of a worker who was trapped inside an industrial oven... Read more »

NLRB Issues Complaint Against El Super Chain

The National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint against a Paramount-based supermarket chain for allegedly restraining employees from advocating for union representation,... Read more »

‘Downtown L.A. is Full of Mice,’ Says Alleged Slumlord

An accused slumlord brushed off complaints by tenants about rodent infestation at his 26-unit South Los Angeles apartment building, according to an excerpt of his... Read more »

Garcetti’s Budget High on ‘Rebuilding’

Mayor Eric Garcetti released an $8.5 billion budget proposal Monday that he called the healthiest in years, including more funding for tree-trimming, street-cleaning,... Read more »

Sen. De Leon Shares Agenda With Business Community

“California is the seventh largest economy in the entire world,” senate leader Kevin De Leon told a gathering of Latino business owners last week. He was taking... Read more »

California Workers’ Comp Law Gets Criticism, Praise at Senate Hearing

March 26, 2015, 5:01 p.m An architect of California’s recent workers’ comp reform testified Wednesday that the law was being misused by insurers and... Read more »

L.A. Women Still Earn Less Than Men

Many women living in the city of Los Angeles earn a wage that roughly equals 84 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earn, according to a report released... Read more »

Beverly Hospital Names New President, CEO

Montebello-based Beverly Hospital’s Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Alice Cheng, has been appointed president and CEO. Cheng has held the interim position... Read more »

Council Sets Hearings on Minimum Wage Hike

UC Berkeley’s study of a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles is expected to be released this week, ahead of four public hearings on the issue being... Read more »

Uncle Sam Wants DACA Recipients to Avoid Tax Scams

New America Media – A new scam targeting immigrants has gotten the attention of Uncle Sam. Health advocates are concerned that tax preparers have been misinforming,... Read more »

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